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Search Results: Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs)\Understanding Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs)
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Alaska Department of Natural Resources: Agricultural Revolving Loan Fund
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Agriculture operates a RLF program to support the development of the agricultural industry within the state. The agency's Web site provide useful information about the program and critical...
Wisconsin Department of Commerce: Community Development Block Grant, A Sample Revolving Loan Fund ManualMembers only Login
The Wisconsin Department of Commerce administers the Wisconsin Community Development Block Grant Program, which provides local governments with funds to use for business start-up and expansion programs. The Department's RFL manual contains model...
Wisconsin Department of Commerce: Revolving Loan Fund Administrator's GuideMembers only Login
The Wisconsin Department of Commerce prepared the Revolving Loan Fund Administrator's Guide to walk readers through the process of administering a RLF program including, creating and capitalizing fund; establishing guidelines; marketing; processing...
City of Port Washington Revolving Loan Fund Program Policies and Procedures ManualMembers only Login
The city of Port Washington provides a detailed policies and procedures the outlines the programs fees, lending criteria, application, process, monitoring and reporting.
City of New London Revolving Loan Fund ManualMembers only Login
The city of New London, WI uses the following set of guidelines to govern the city's revolving loan fund. The document explains the purpose of the program, the administrative structure, eligibility requirements, terms and conditions, application...
Hermitage Community Economic Development Commission Revolving Loan Fund Program ManualMembers only Login
The city of Hermitage, PA has prepared a manual for its revolving loan fund program. The document explains the program, eligibility, funding guidelines and application process. The manual also includes a copy of the city's RLF application and loan...
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) Terms and ConditionsMembers only Login
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has developed the following set of terms and conditions for the state's revolving loan fund.
City of North Charleston Revolving Loan FundMembers only Login
The city of North Charleston uses the following brochure to explain the city's revolving loan fund, its terms and conditions, it advantages and where to get more information about the program.
Ohio Department of Development Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund (BRLF) Program PoliciesMembers only Login
The Ohio Department of Development has issued the following set of policies to govern the state's Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund.
Ohio Department of Development Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund (BRLF) Fact SheetMembers only Login
The Ohio Department of Development has developed a short fact sheet to explain and market its Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund Program. The fact sheet lists the programs eligibility, environmental and financial requirements.
St. Louis Development Corporation Local Development Co. Revolving Loan Fund ProgramMembers only Login
The St. Louis Development Corporation uses the following document to explain the objectives, lending criteria, and application for its revolving loan fund.
Revolving Loan Fund GuideMembers only Login
The Rotary International uses the following guide to explain how to establish an RLF, obtain funding, evaluate applications, train staff and much more. The guide provides case study examples and well as additional resources.
CDFA Spotlight: The Diversity of Revolving Loan Funds - Four Successful Programs
This article examines four programs that serve as excellent models of the role a RLF can play in economic development as part of a larger development finance toolkit. They also represent four different approaches, ranging from a regional fund to a...
South Alabama Regional Planning Commission
The South Alabama Regional Planning Commission Revolving Loan Fund is a locally controlled source of capital used to finance small business start-up and expansion whose projects will create permanent jobs. The Web site explains the program, who is...
Access to Capital and BeyondMembers only Login
Michelle Stuckey, Manager, Business Finance with the St. Louis Business Development Corporation discusses the agency's revolving loan fund financing program.
Oregon Revolving Loan Fund 2008Members only Login
John Wahrgren presents about the Oregon revolving loan fund model. His presentation addresses two of the state's programs the Oregon Business Development Fund and the Entrepreneurial Development Loan Fund, including the how the programs were...
Developing a Sound Revolving Loan FundMembers only Login
Bruce Nuzum with the Iowa Area Development Group presents about Iowa Area Development Group model, its services, partners and lending practices.
St. Louis Business Development Fund: St. Louis, MOMembers only Login
The St. Louis Business Development Fund is a unique revolving loan fund that began in 1994 as a partnership with 24 banks and three of the St. Louis region's largest economic development organizations. The St. Louis Business Development Fund was a...
CDFA Spotlight: Revolving Loan Funds - An Examination of Three Different Programs
Revolving loan funds (RLFs) have become a widely used financing tool, but they are sometimes misunderstood or underutilized. This article examines three different programs that demonstrate the versatility of RLFs. One case study demonstrates how...
RLF's and Economic Development: Making them WorkMembers only Login
Dana Sumner of Development Finance Training and Consulting, Inc. conducted the CDFA Annual Summit Revolving Loan Fund Pre-Summit Workshop. The workshop walks participants through the process of establishing a RLF and making it work.
The Brownfields Economic Redevelopment InitiativeMembers only Login
The EPA has made available a guidebook for the Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund (BCRLF). The handbook provides a resource to better understand the terms and conditions of the BCRLF.
Building the Ideal Financing Toolbox - Economic Development America, Fall 2006 By: Toby Rittner
“Building the Ideal Financing Toolbox” was written by CDFA Executive Director, Toby Rittner and published in the Fall 2006 edition of the Economic Development America magazine. This article profiles the programs and practices that economic...
CDFA Bookstore
CDFA's Online Bookstore provides publications and other resources for purchase by the economic development finance industry. The bookstore includes guides on tax-exempt bonds, tax increment finance, revolving loan fund programs, tax credits,...
EDA Revolving Loan Fund Creation/FinancingMembers only Login
Presentation by Sam Spearman from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration – Austin Region on the EDA's funding for the creation of revolving loan funds. This is a very large file and may take a few minutes to open and/or...
Cascadia Revolving Fund OverviewMembers only Login
Ruth Ann Halford provides an overview of the Cascadia Revolving Loan Fund program in Washington state. This is one of the best microenterprise revolving loan funds in the country.
CDFA Spotlight: Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs)
CDFA Fact Sheet covering the basics of how Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) work with resources for creating, capitalizing and implementing a program.
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